Quotes from Richard Burton movies and TV shows

O'Brien: There is no loyalty but loyalty to the Party. There is no love except love of Big Brother. All competing pleasures we will destroy.

O'Brien: Power is not a means, it's an end.

O'Brien: What are your feelings towards Big Brother?
Winston Smith: I hate him.
O'Brien: You must love him. It is not enough to obey him. You must love him.

O'Brien: In our world, there can only be triumph and self-abasement. Everything else, we will destroy.

O'Brien: If you want a vision of the future, Winston, imagine a boot stamping on a human face forever.

Winston Smith: They got you too?
O'Brien: They got me a long time ago.

O'Brien: Power is tearing human minds apart and putting them back together in new shapes of your own choosing.

O'Brien: The Law of Gravity is nonsense. No such law exists. If I think I float, and you think I float, then it happens.
Winston Smith: I love you.

O'Brien: We shall meet in the place were there is no darkness.

More 1984 quotes

Alexander: It is men who endure toil and dare dangers that achieve glorious deeds. And it is a lovely thing to live with courage and to die leaving behind an everlasting renown.

Philip of Macedonia: Alexander. In your first act as regent, send your mother away.
Alexander: Exile my mother?
Philip of Macedonia: Back to her kinsman in Epirus, she'll be happy there.
Alexander: Is that the cost of my prove to you?
Philip of Macedonia: How do you think I came to power? My own two brothers.
Alexander: I know, you slew them, you want me to do that too?

Philip of Macedonia: Alexander, you have my temper.
Alexander: I know.
Philip of Macedonia: And my ambition, more I think. Alexandroplis? At least wait until I die first. hahahaha.

More Alexander the Great quotes

Queen Katherine of Aragon: She's new.
King Henry viii: The Boleyn's youngest daughter, newly returned from the French court. Do you like her, Kate? Shall I keep her here at court to cheer you?
Queen Katherine of Aragon: Whatever you command, my lord.
King Henry viii: Suppose I command you to give me a son?
Queen Katherine of Aragon: Were it to God I could, Henry.
King Henry viii: Amen, but you cannot - because our marriage is a curse in heaven and hell, madam.

King Henry viii: I am accursed! A live daughter and a dead son! Did I accept excommunication for this? Did I send More and Houghton and Fisher to their deaths for this? She cannot give me a living son! Very well then, if she cannot give me a male heir, I shall rid myself of her.

King Henry viii: I never married Katherine - England married Spain.

King Henry viii: Mistress Anne, will you teach the king of England how they dance in the French court?
Anne: There is nothing that France can teach England, your majesty.
King Henry viii: Well said. Well said.

Anne: Won't you kiss your daughter?
King Henry viii: I will kiss her when she's older - and when she has a brother.

More Anne of the Thousand Days quotes

Leon Trotsky: It's hard living with an old revolutionary. You should have been with us when we stormed the Winter Palace! With Lenin in Moscow in the early days! What happiness to be alive - to be fighting then.

More The Assassination of Trotsky quotes

Thomas a Becket: It is here now, the supreme folly, this is its hour.

Brother Philip: Your grace, there are armed men at the doors. I bolted the doors, but.
Thomas a Becket: It's time for vespers. Does one bolt the doors during vespers? I've never heard of it.
Brother Philip: But, your grace.
Thomas a Becket: Open them. Everything must be as it should be for divine service.

More Becket quotes

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